Boston – The 147-room Raffles Boston has opened, representing the first mixed-use development in North America for the brand. The hotel is adjacent to the city’s Back Bay train station and within a block of Copley Square . A three-story Sky Lobby features four food and beverage outlets. Other amenities include a gym, 20-yard indoor pool and a spa.

Flagstaff, AZ – The 96-room Aiden by Best Western Flagstaff has opened. It features a public deck with a hot tub, heated pool, fireplaces, comfortable loungers and lawn games. There is a lobby cocktail lounge, a café and a 24-hour Sundry Shop. There is also a fitness center with floor-to-ceiling windows.

Louisville, KY – The 65-room Myriad Hotel has opened with two restaurant/bars in a building that was a factory. The property has a pool and three meeting spaces for up to 30 people.

Brooklyn, NY – Avid Hotel Brooklyn-Dyker Heights has opened with 76 rooms. Amenities include free breakfast, WiFi and parking; freshly ground coffee available 24/7;l and a fitness center.

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Xi’an, China – Novotel Xi’an Aden has opened, the 50th for the brand in China. It is located across from the Xi'an Olympic Sports Centre, in the Xi'an International Trade & Logistics Park. The 230-room property has several restaurants, a lobby lounge and 21,500 square feet of meeting space.